As a new study claims that a majority of CMOs still struggle to prove ROI from social media ad spend, marketers are increasingly learning that placing their focus on social channels does not guarantee success.
Despite the rapid increase in social media ad budgets, many senior marketers remain unconvinced by its impact on their firm’s overall performance and are still failing to integrate it into their wider marketing strategies.
An ability to entertain using the best production technology and techniques means television will always be able to engage consumers with its commercials, but marketers should apply creative thinking across other media channels too.
Despite increasing prices, the footwear brand says it has “not seen any impact” on sales in the UK and EMEA, but the US continues to drag down its overall performance.
Former P&G, Heineken, Converse and now Philips marketer Claudia Calori believes using the creative and analytical parts of marketing is key to success, regardless of category or sector.
The Body Shop pioneered ethical beauty, but that positioning is no longer unique and its owners need to inject life into the brand to arrest its decline.
Motor retailer Halfords has introduced dynamic pricing in its services business to drive profitability by directing demand to its under-utilised autocentres.